Located in southwest Colorado, Cortez is easily accessible by land and air.
The Cortez Municipal Airport accommodates both commercial and private aircraft.
Cortez is within a days drive of major metropolitan cities in Colorado,
New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and Nevada. Highways 160, 145, and 491 come directly through town. It is also only 75 miles from Telluride and 45 miles from Durango.
Taxi service is available in Cortez.